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Lottery Ticket (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 20 August 2010 (USA)
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Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million.

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Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million.

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Winning is just the beginning. Surviving is another story.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language including a drug reference, some violence and brief underage drinking | See all certifications »

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Bilhete de Loteria  »

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$10,652,297 (USA) (20 August 2010)

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$24,708,699 (USA) (29 October 2010)
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Early in the film when Kevin and Benny are staring at the Nikki Swayze character, Benny does similar face motions involving his lips that mirror what Chris Tucker's character Smokey from the 1995 classic Friday did when him and Craig stare at Nia Long's character while she is jogging. Ice Cube, who plays Mr. Washington, starred as Craig in Friday and also wrote the film. Like Chris Tucker, Brandon T. Jackson improvised many of his lines for this movie. See more »

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Sweet Tee: Are you refusing my friendship?
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Tim & Bob Groove 1
Written by Tim Kelley and Bob Robinson
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The Vidiot Reviews...
20 November 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Lottery Ticket

In addition to millions of dollars, when someone wins the lottery, they also win greedy relatives, continual litigation and multiple lightening strikes.

Fortunately, the lucky ticket-holder in this comedy only has to cope with a vindictive ex-con.

When word gets out that Kevin (Bow Wow) won the $370 million jackpot, his neighbourhood comes a-knocking.

Unable to collect his winnings for 3 days, Kevin must keep the winning ticket away from the perils of spontaneous prosperity, i.e. sexy sycophants, a loan shark (Keith David) and a local thug.

Fortunately, Kevin has an impoverished ex-boxer (Ice Cube) in his corner.

While it attempts to evoke nostalgia for old school neighbourhood-centric comedies, Lottery Ticket is a lousy torchbearer: the casting is second-rate, the characters are typecasts, and the jokes are tired.

And besides, regardless of who claims the winning ticket, in any lottery the manufacturer of the giant novelty cheque is always the winner. (Red Light)


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